Humanities Research Institute Calendar

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm

    Led by Assistant Dean for Career & Professional Development in the Graduate College, Derek Attig, this information session for potential applicants to the HWW Summer Bridge Experience will explain the application process.

Friday, January 29, 2021

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

    • 5:00 - 6:00 pm

    Led by Assistant Dean for Career & Professional Development in the Graduate College, Derek Attig, this information session for potential applicants to the HWW Summer Bridge Experience will explain the application process.

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Thursday, February 18, 2021

    • 12:00 pm

    What pressures have graduate students faced while trying to conduct their international research in the past year? How can universities respond, and what lessons can we save for the future? Join us as graduate students and faculty reflect on these important questions, based on their experiences in the past year.

Saturday, February 20, 2021

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

    • 12:00 pm

    Panelists include Shahram Khosravi (Anthropology, Stockholm University), Maurice Stierl (Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick) and Martina Tazzioli (Politics and International Relations, Goldsmiths University).

Thursday, February 25, 2021

    • 7:00 pm

    Panelists include Howard Chiang (History, University of California, Davis), Việt Lê (Visual Studies, California College of the Arts), Gayatri Reddy (Anthropology, University of Illinois at Chicago), and Shilpa Menon and Themal Ellawala (graduate students, University of Illinois at Chicago).

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Monday, March 8, 2021

    • 3:30 - 5:00 pm

    This annual event brings together faculty, staff, students, and community members to recognize people who have made a difference in academia. Each speaker will have five minutes to tell the story of the woman in his or her discipline that changed the field in important ways.

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

    • 7:00 pm

    Tyehimba Jess is the author of two books of poetry, Leadbelly and Olio. Olio won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize, the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, The Midland Society Author’s Award in Poetry, and received an Outstanding Contribution to Publishing Citation from the Black Caucus of the American Library Association.

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

    • 12:00 pm

    Intended for students from across the campus, Inside Scoop conversations invite Illinois undergraduates to engage with the exciting work conducted by scholars whose work helps us understand what it means to be human in a world of rapidly shifting global complexities.

Thursday, April 8, 2021

Sunday, April 11, 2021

Monday, April 12, 2021

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Friday, April 30, 2021

Thursday, May 6, 2021

Friday, October 1, 2021

Friday, November 12, 2021

Saturday, November 13, 2021